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Kate Scow

Professor of Soil Science and Soil Microbial Ecology
Deputy Director of Agricultural Sustainability Institute
Director of Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility
Chair of Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group

530-752-4632 (phone), 530-752-1552 (fax)

3236 Plant and Environmental Sciences


B.S., Biology, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
M.S., Soil Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Ph.D., Soil Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Research Interests

Microbial ecology; biodegradation of pollutants (perchlorate, chlorinated solvents, MTBE); bioremediation of contaminated soil, vadose, and groundwater; coupling of physical and microbiological processes; microbial ecology of agroecosystems; microbial ecology of nitrogen cycling in soils; quantitative molecular tools for environmental microbiology.

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